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Rutger de Vink and The Quest for Their American Grand Cru

For every Napa Valley, Bordeaux, or Tuscany, there is an equally enchanting, underrated wine region ready to have its moment.

By Roger Morris

VOGUE

12 Underrated Wine Regions to Visit This Fall, According to the Experts

For every Napa Valley, Bordeaux, or Tuscany, there is an equally enchanting, underrated wine region ready to have its moment.

BY NICOLE KLIEST

Wine Enthusiast

The Best Virginia Wineries to Visit Right Now, According to Industry Insiders

With more than 300 wineries scattered across eight distinct AVAs, Virginia has plenty to offer oenophiles.

By ERICA JACKSON CURRAN

THRILLIST

As a Top Wine Region, Virginia’s Exquisite Terroir Draws Incredible Winemakers

From the picturesque beaches of the Eastern Shore to the ancient peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia is rife with natural beauty all across its borders—and all of that fertile soil has given rise to a truly impressive wine scene.

BY JARED RANAHAM

WINE & COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE

Rooted in Stone

There’s a lost mountain near Paris—not the City of Lights in France, but Paris, Virginia.

BY LISA STAFFORD GLADWELL

CONDE NAST TRAVELER

RdV Vineyard

After pulling through RdV Vineyards’ private gate, you’ll motor up to the pristine white winery, with its barn-inspired design and tall silo standing sentinel over the bucolic landscape.

BY KRISTEN SCHOTT

ROBB REPORT

Would You Drink Wines From Virginia? Here’s Why We Think You Should

It’s a fact—somewhat startling—that wine is made in every state in the U.S. now.

BY SARA SCHNEIDER

PENTA

Virginia Cabernet to $1,150 Port—Wines so Good They’re Collectible

The number of wine expressions and styles that exist and continue to debut seems to multiply by the day.

Shivani Vora

UNITED AIRLINES HEMISPHERES MAGAZINE

Three Perfect Days in Virginia

Without question, the best tourism slogan belonging to any state is “Virginia is for lovers.”

BY JOSHUA DAVID STEIN

GARDEN AND GUN MAGAZINE

Virginia Terrior

More than two hundred years ago,Thomas Jefferson planted grapevines at Monticello in hopes that he could inspire Virginians to grow them all over the state.

BY JAMES CONAWAY

DEPARTURES MAGAZINE

Virginia is For (Wine) Lovers

In April 2009, Rutger de Vink, owner of RdV Vineyards, traveled to Bordeaux for en primeur, the period when wines from a new vintage are tasted before bottling.

BY JAMES T. MURRAY

WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE

Virginia’s Rogue Winemaker

There’s no sign to tell you that you’ve arrived at RdV, a small winery and 16-acre vineyard in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Delaplane, Virginia.

BY TODD KLIMAN

WASHINGTON POST

Blending Wine is an Old Practice That’s Newly Popular. Some Virginia Vintners are Embracing it.

A publicist pitched me a story a few years ago about the hottest new wine trend: red blends.

BY DAVE MCINTYRE

WASHINGTON POST

New Depth in Virginia

The wine on your left is Chateau Montrose 2006,” said Rutger de Vink.

BY DAVE MCINTYRE

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